wf-escenic-times - Home RSS Feed from wf-escenic-times en Escenic 2016-06-15 01:30:48.0 2016-06-15 01:30:48.0 Home Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka Cantonment catches fire A fire has broken out at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka Cantonment. 2016-08-30 22:59:35.0 Car bomb outside Somali President's Palace kills at least 10 At least 10 people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Tuesday when a car bomb claimed by al Shabaab exploded outside the Presidential Palace and also damaged two nearby hotels, an official said. 2016-08-30 22:53:42.0 Khaleda should also face trial for making war criminals ministers, Hasina says BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia should be brought to justice for sharing power with war criminals, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested. 2016-08-30 22:01:16.0 Bangladesh seeks Norway’s technical support in shipbuilding, deep-sea fishing Bangladesh has sought Norway’s technical assistance in shipbuilding and deep-sea fishing. 2016-08-30 21:58:57.0 India upgrades Bangladesh’s organisation for visually impaired people India has upgraded the Blind Education and Rehabilitation Development Organization (BERDO) in Dhaka. 2016-08-30 21:55:42.0 Barcelona, Luis Enrique agree to delay new contract talks Barcelona and coach Luis Enrique have agreed to put off talks on a contract extension until early next year, club President Josep Maria Bartomeu said. 2016-08-30 21:02:28.0 Law minister says president's absence will not be a problem if Mir Quasem files mercy petition Law Minister Anisul Huq has said the president's being out of the country on health grounds will not delay the outcome of the mercy petition if Mir Quasem Ali files it. 2016-08-30 20:58:17.0 Barcelona swoop for Alcacer Barcelona announced on Tuesday the signing of Spain forward Paco Alcacer from Valencia on a five-year contract. 2016-08-30 20:56:49.0 Bangladesh, Britain must work together to fight extremist violence, says Stewart A British minister has commended Bangladesh’s development successes and said the country is not alone in facing the scourge of extremist violence. 2016-08-30 20:52:52.0 Schweinsteiger still dreams of playing for Man United Bastian Schweinsteiger wants to continue playing for Manchester United this season, even though manager Jose Mourinho said last week that the former Germany captain is unlikely to figure in his plans. 2016-08-30 20:50:14.0 Kolkata-Khulna bus service begins Bangladesh and India have begun a new bus service connecting Khulna and Kolkata. 2016-08-30 20:37:31.0 Italy to hold mass funeral as search for bodies continues Italy hurriedly revised preparations for a mass funeral for earthquake victims on Tuesday after protests by bereaved relatives, as crews continued to dig for bodies under mounds of rubble. 2016-08-30 20:32:07.0 Police detain relatives of suspect Obayed over murder of Willes Little Flower student Risha Police in the northern district of Dinajpur have detained the sister and her husband of ‘Obayed’, the suspect in the murder of Dhaka’s Willes Little Flower School student Suraiya Akter Risha. 2016-08-30 20:25:43.0 Djokovic advances but new concerns rise over fitness Novak Djokovic opened the defence of his US Open title with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz on Monday, but the laboured performance gave rise to fresh concerns about the world number one's fitness. 2016-08-30 20:22:42.0 Energised Nadal wins opener in straight sets Rafa Nadal was worn out from his Rio Olympics exertions after emerging from an injury absence to win doubles gold, but the Spaniard perked back up with his trip to New York for the US Open. 2016-08-30 20:20:16.0 Rooney to quit England after 2018 World Cup Wayne Rooney will end his England career after the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the striker said on Tuesday. 2016-08-30 19:59:23.0 Bangladesh coach Hathurusingha to accompany Sunny, Taskin in Australia Bangladesh spinner Arafat Sunny and pacer Taskin Ahmed will be in the company of Head Coach Chandika Hathurusingha after reaching Australia for the reassessment of their bowling actions. 2016-08-30 19:55:33.0 Bangladesh couple killed in Texas highway crash A Bangladeshi couple living in New York have died while their son was admitted to the hospital with critical injuries following a car crash in the US state of Texas. 2016-08-30 19:37:36.0 Hamstring injury leaves Messi in doubt for qualifiers Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has returned home to Argentina but remains doubtful for World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela with his club confirming the 29-year-old is struggling with a sore left hamstring. 2016-08-30 19:36:18.0 Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb A suspected suicide car bomber rammed the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday, killing the attacker and wounding at least three other people, officials said. 2016-08-30 19:17:00.0 End to all worries, says attorney general after death penalty upheld for Mir Quasem The review verdict that upheld death penalty for 1971 war criminal Mir Quasem Ali has put an ‘end to worries’, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam has said. 2016-08-30 18:12:30.0 UN says 10,000 killed in Yemen war, nearly twice other estimates At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's 18-month-old civil war, the United Nations on Tuesday, almost double the estimates of more than 6,000 cited by officials and aid workers for much of 2016. 2016-08-30 18:10:10.0 Supreme Court releases full verdict rejecting Mir Quasem's review petition The full verdict rejecting war crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali's petition to review his death sentence has reached the Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj. 2016-08-30 17:49:20.0 US, India sign military logistics agreement The United States and India signed an agreement on Monday governing the use of each other's land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply, a step toward building defense ties as they seek to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China. 2016-08-30 17:48:56.0 War criminal Mir Quasem appeared 'nervous' hearing review verdict, says prison official War crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali has heard the news of the Supreme Court dismissing the petition to review his death sentence on radio in his cell at Gazipur's Kashimpur prison, say jail officials. 2016-08-30 17:39:59.0